Dr Robert Holmes says it's time to destigmatise mental health issues in the workplace so that employees can feel safe enough to say "I'm not coping"
While the connections between business success and a safe work culture are known, why does HR often struggle to put this into practice?
Most Australian employees have displayed at least one type of ‘counter-productive workplace behaviour’, according to new organisational psychology research.
Dismissing an employee for health reasons could lead to legal trouble – so it’s a good idea to exercise compassion and good sense when dealing with an ill or injured employee.
Despite nearly three decades of legislation and increased awareness of the problem, sexual harassment remains a significant problem in the workplace. Stuart King reports on the latest survey findings.
New research has revealed that casual workers face a 50% higher risk of injury than non-casuals. How can HR reduce these risks, and which other key demographics are prone to injury?
Can a corporate culture make a difference to the bottom line? Can it reduce the likelihood of bullying, discrimination and harassment? The answer is a resounding 'yes', as Joydeep Hor and Georgia Rutecki outline.
Ensuring the safe and timely return to work is paramount in workers’ compensation claims – HC obtained the 10 tops ways to improve your WC outcomes from a leading risk expert.
HC looks at the conditions which are required to make an employee medical examination compulsory
In some circumstances, HR must cease disciplinary processes and come to a settlement with an employee who has a mental illness
Great ideas in the workplace can be stifled due to managers who resist changes to the status quo